2 years later they were married and started working together at Easton Christian Family Centre, an inner-city church and community project in Bristol - Rachel as Children's pastor. Her role included nurturing spiritual development in small group environments. In Frome, Rachel was a Key Worker for young people who were unable to obtain employment. She worked with young people referred from Social Services, Connexions and the Youth Offending Team.
Rachel and Ian now live in Levenshulme, Manchester and Rachel is expecting a baby which is due in March 06.
She went on to study for a dipHe in Applied Theology at Redcliffe College in Gloucester. Rachel was student chairperson and was asked to look after Ian, a new day student to the college.